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Cog Joins GSA IoT Security Working Group

Addressing today’s IoT security challenge takes more than technology solutions. It requires experience, industry knowledge and expertise, collaboration and creativity. Most importantly, it takes a group of leaders that share a common goal. Today, we are honored to announce that Cog has become a member of the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) and the GSA IoT […]

Listen, We Need to Talk About your Attack Surface

As Miguel de Cervantes wisely said, “Never put all your eggs in one basket.”   Yet, when we design our software for IoT in one large, cumbersome, monolithic stack – well, that is exactly what we are doing. And it all comes down to the attack surface. For a software platform, the attack surface describes all […]

Microkernels Really Do Improve Security

We are thrilled to re-post this microkerneldude blog post –Random rants and pontifications by Gernot Heiser Many of us operating systems researchers, going back at least to the US DoD’s famous 1983 Orange Book, have been saying that a secure/safe system needs to keep its trusted computing base (TCB) as small as possible. For system of significant complexity, […]

IoT Community Challenge Kick-off

Free flight to Chicago for best innovative IoT use of D4 Secure on a Raspberry Pi.  Open to everyone, you don’t need to be a hacker to use D4.  Any Linux system builder should be able to create something cool with great security built in.  Interested? Read below for details…

D4 Secure stays rock solid – Meltdown and Spectre

Cog’s D4 Secure products mitigate and protect connected devices from many different forms of attacks.  Let’s take a look at how D4 is impacted by Meltdown and Spectre, and how device makers can use D4 to create more secure and feature rich IoT devices.